Desire Quotes


674 Desire quotes:



"It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off."
Author: Allen Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbour."
Author: Swift Quotes Category: Desire Quotes Irish Writer Quotes
"King Solomon drew merchantmen, / Because of his desire / For peacocks, apes and ivory, / From Tarshish unto Tyre."
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"The present time is seldom able to fill desire or imagination with immediate enjoyment, and we are forced to supply its deficiencies by recollection or anticipation."
"Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire."
Author: Hill Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"You sharpen the human appetite to the point where it can split atoms with its desire; you build egos the size of cathedrals; fiber-optically connect the world to every eager impulse; grease even the dullest dreams with these dollar-green, gold-plated fantasies, until every human becomes an aspiring emperor, becomes his own God... and where can you go from there?"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable."
Author: Goldsmith Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"All human activity is prompted by desire"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"The desire to conquer is itself a sort of subjection"
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?"
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"All human activity is prompted by desire."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Our necessities are few, but our wants are endless."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Desire Quotes British Philosopher Quotes
"This is the monstrosity in love, lady, that the will is infinite and the execution confined; that the desire is boundless, and the act a slave to limit."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Desire Quotes Lust Quotes
"The two great movers of the human mind are the desire for good, and the fear of evil"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Desire Quotes British Philosopher Quotes
"Let him who desires to see others happy, make haste to give while his gift can be enjoyed, and remember that every moment of delay takes away something from the value of his benefaction"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Desire Quotes


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